If you’re in the mood to watch an intelligent, fast-paced thriller which will keep you guessing and which offers plenty of surprises continue reading to discover whether or not it’s worth watching “The House at the End of the Street”.
The house at the end of the street review:
Hollywood darling and Oscar winner Jennifer Larence stars in “The House at the End of the Street” a psychological thriller in which Lawrence plays Elissa a 17-year-old teenager who moves to a new street with her single mother Sarah, who is played by Elizabeth Shue.
Soon after moving into their new home, Elissa’s neighbors tell her a bone-chilling tale about one of their previous neighbors a girl by the name of Carrie-Anne who supposedly killed her parents and disappeared into a nearby forest. However, while Carrie-Anne was never seen again her mysterious brother Ryan, continues to live in their family home and is largely ignored by his neighbors.
The story starts to pick up a little when Elissa first meets Ryan and begins a relationship with him, despite her mother’s warnings and disapproval. As Ryan beings to trust Elissa, he supposably lets her in on a secret, that he feels responsible for his sister’s fragile state of mind due to an accident which Carie-Ann suffered as a child, which occurred when Ryan was meant to be watching his little sister.
The events which then start to unfold will leave even the most hardened thriller fans shocked as “The House at the End of the Street”, doesn’t follow cliches and will keep you guessing until the final credits begin to roll. If you love movies that keep you glued to the edge of your seat and which are eerily creepy and difficult to predict, chances are that you’ll love “The House at the End of the Street”.
One reason why “The House at the End of the Street” is such an entertaining watch is that each of its main actors Elizabeth Shue, Jennifer Lawrence, and Max Theriot give believable, understated, highly nuanced performances. So if you prefer watching thrillers with subtle acting over psychological thrillers which are corny or overacted, you may enjoy watching this particular flick.
While “The House at the End of the Street” is by no means a horror, towards the end of the film expect to jump off your seat a couple of times as there are some high-intensity moments which are sprinkled throughout the last 30 minutes of the film. However, as “The House at the End of the Street” is rated PG13 don’t expect to be kept up at night with worry after the end credits have finished rolling.
In conclusion, if you’re in the mood to watch a well produced, fast paced psychological thriller, which features decent acting from talented actors, it’s well worth watching “The House at the End of the Street”. As although it’s not one of Jennifer Lawrence’s top films, it’s still definitely well worth a watch. Especially if you’re looking to watch an intelligent, thriller, which isn’t too gory or over the top.